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Head of Design &Technology needed

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Teacher in Charge of Design Technology

* West Sussex based School

* Ofsted "Good"

* Role to commence April '18

* Competitve salary

* Full time, temp to perm

* KS3 to 5 teaching

This is an exciting opportunity for you to design and create outstanding learning and achievement for our children.

We are seeking an experienced Design Technology teacher in the secondary phase of our all-through school. The successful candidate will be a problem solver, looking for opportunities to craft engaging explorations and discoveries from any aspect of school life. The successful candidate will be able to enthuse pupils and staff alike. The ability to teach A level would be an advantage.

We are looking for an outstanding teacher who has had experience as a second in department, or leading an aspect of Design Technology within the secondary setting. This post would equally suit either a practitioner wishing to take their first step into leadership of a department or someone with more experience in middle leadership.

At the heart of our vision is a school which nurtures children to achieve great things, challenges them to apply their learning in our extended day activities and inspires them to engage in a rigorous, academic curriculum creatively.

In September 2018, we are moving into our brand new campus. This will be state of the art, providing a spectacular and unique learning environment with specialist DT workshops.

You will:

  • Be an outstanding practitioner who inspires your pupil and colleagues
  • Be creative in delivering a rigorous, academic curriculum
  • Believe that every child can and will succeed
  • Be flexible, collaborative and resilient
  • Contibute to th whole life of the School through our co-curricular programme
  • Have the highest ambitions for your pupils, the school and yourself

We will offer you:

  • A unique opportunity to help build the school and the department
  • A happy and supportive working environment with high expectations and standards
  • An opportunity to pioneer an exciting new curriculum
  • A network of outstanding practitioners to collaborate with and learn from
  • Leadership and management oppurtunities as the School grows

All applicants will require the appropriate qualification and training for this role. For teacher roles, we require a formally recognised teaching qualification. For Support staff our minimum requirement is GCSE English & Maths (A-C) or equivalent.

Teaching Personnel is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children. All candidates must undertake or have undertaken a valid enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. Full assistance provided.

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